Category: Florida Turnpike

Construction worker killed on the turnpike

Digest LAUDERHILL Construction worker killed on the turnpike A construction worker died on Florida’s Turnpike Thurs­day after he was struck by a traffic roller, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened shortly after 3:15 p.m. on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes just north of Oakland Park Boulevard, FHP said. Construction workers were

Tractor trailer crash causes traffic delays on Turnpike

Fire rescue workers have cleaned up a fuel spill as a result of a crash involving three tractor-trailers and one car this morning in the southbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike near PGA Boulevard. Lanes in both directions are now open after being closed for hours, according to Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue officials. It’s the

“Construction worker hit, killed by traffic roller while working on Turnpike”

A construction worker died on Florida’s Turnpike Thursday after he was struck by a traffic roller, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened shortly after 3:15 p.m. on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes just north of Oakland Park Boulevard, FHP said. Construction workers were in the area as part of the project

“Trucks collide; driver critically hurt”

A fiery collision of two trucks on Florida’s Turnpike early Wednesday left one of the drivers in critical condition with third-degree burns over at least 50 percent of his body.Marquis Adams, 28, of Miami Gardens was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach and later transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s burn unit